Cats are known for having a strong personality and for being difficult to adapt to changes in daily habits. Therefore, it is often necessary to be aware of some changes that can cause stress in cats. However, what can be done to improve the adaptation of cats? It is very common for cats to start showing signs of distrust after some changes in their routine, such as moving house, for example. When arriving at a new home, the animals may develop some relationship problems. With this in mind, we have prepared this article to present some of these problems in changing cats’ routines and tips that can help improve cats’ accommodation.
The change in cats’ behavior
Getting a cat to adapt to a new home is not such an easy task and requires guardians to be patient and understand their kitty’s needs and behavior. But some owners may wonder where this behavior comes from, right? Because they are “territorial” animals, this category of cats still carries a good part of their wild characteristics and instincts, so they may have some mood swings and show signs of anxiety. When cats explore an area well, they know that there are no risks or predators around. Thus, they prefer environments that they already know. So if a cat’s routine changes, it becomes suspicious.
Signs that cats are not adapting
To avoid that cats showing mood swings, such as stress and bad behavior, it is necessary to pay attention to some signs that may be indicative that the feline is having problems in the adaptation process.
Urine in the wrong place
Cats are known for their hygiene and for seeking the litter box when they want to do their needs. However, when they choose to urinate in places outside the box, they may be trying to communicate and try to mark their territory, precisely because they are not familiar with the new place. Open next page to continue reading